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|The Day of the Triffids|
|Title:||The Day of the Triffids|
|Directed by:||Steve Sekely|
Freddie Francis 
|Written by:||Bernard Gordon|
|Produced by:||Philip Yordan|
|Music by:||Ron Goodwin|
|Distributed by:||Security Pictures Ltd.|
|Running time:||93 min.|
The Day of the Triffids is a 1962 sci-fi film directed by Steve Sekely. It was released theatrically in the UK in July of 1962 and in the United States on April 27th, 1963. The films is based on the 1951 novel The Day of the Triffids by author John Wyndham. Wyndham's story has since been adapted into the 1981 six-part The Day of the Triffids mini-series as well as the 2009 two-part The Day of the Triffids mini-series, both airing on the BBC.
|Howard Keel||Bill Masen|
|Mervyn Johns||Mister Coker|
|Nicole Maurey||Christine Durrant|
|Janette Scott||Karen Goodwin|
|Ewan Roberts||Doctor Soames|
|Alison Leggatt||Miss Coker|
|Geoffrey Matthews||Luis de la Vega|
|Gilgi Hauser||Teresa de la Vega|
|John Tate||Captain of the SS Midland|
|Carole Ann Ford||Bettina|
|Arthur Gross||Flight 356 radioman|
|Collette Wilde||Nurse Jamieson|
|Ian Wilson||Greenhouse watchman|
|Thomas Gallagher||Burly man|
|Gary Hope||Flight 356 pilot|
|John Simpson||Blind man|
|Sidney Vivian||Ticket agent|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- The Day of the Triffids originally received an x rating in the UK.
- Alternatively known as Invasion of the Triffids.
- The tagline for this film is "The triffids are coming! The triffids are growing! The triffids are killing!"
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